MOODY STEWART ROBBINS

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Name: CPT Stewart Robbins Moody
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 01/03/1970 while performing the duty of Aerial Observer.
Age at death: 24.4
Date of Birth: 08/01/1945
Home City: Claremont, CA
Service: TC branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: D/3/5 CAV
Prior Unit: B/7/1 CAV 69
Major organization: 1st Aviation Brigade
Flight class: 68-12/68-18
Service: TC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 15W-122
Short Summary: Rotor separation on a maintenance test flight south of Vinh Long Airfield.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-15220
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 64823
Primary cause: A/C Accident
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: observer
Started Tour: 06/18/1969
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - non-aircrew
Length of service: 02
Location: Sa Dec Province IV Corps.

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Submitted to the VHPA by Jerry Schmotolocha, February 2000.‚Added this record from WALLCAS based on KIA list at the end of Jerry Schmotolocha's 1/9th Cav video and emails from Jerry. 2/00 MGLĶPFC Nelson took my RTO position in C Troop∆s Blues. He died after I rotated back to the states. Joe Doslop, who was in our 4th squad, was involved in the firefight. Joe and I talked after he returned to the state. He told me that four people were killed in the firefight. He said both RTOs were killed, PFC Nelson and an unknown soldier, plus CPT Smith, the platoon leader, and SP5 Gavaria, a doorgunner on a Red platoon Huey. Submitted to the VHPA by Jerry Schmotolocha, February 2000.VBuilt this record based on emails from Jerry and the Bullwhip Squadron video. 2/00 MGL¶Added this record from WALLCAS based on KIA list at the end of Jerry Schmotolocha's 1/9th Cav video. 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He died after I rotated back to the states. Joe Doslop, who was in our 4th squad, was involved in the firefight. Joe and I talked after he returned to the state. He told me that four people were killed in the firefight. He said both RTOs were killed, PFC Nelson and an unknown soldier, plus CPT Smith, the platoon leader. SP5 Gavaria was a doorgunner on a Red platoon Huey. They were the lift ships for the Blues. As I understand it, Gavaria∆s helicopter had been firing in support of the Blues and he ran out of M-60 ammo. When the helicopter landed, Gavaria pulled out his knife and charged the VC. He was killed during this effort. Submitted to the VHPA by Jerry Schmotolocha, February 2000.  Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
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Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 12/25/1999


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